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Procurement Risk Process Coordinator

Date: May 2, 2019

Location: Watford, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID144355BR
Job TitleProcurement Risk Process Coordinator
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationWatford
FunctionKPMG Business Services
Service LineFinance
Service Line InformationWith a turnover in excess of £1.5 billion and a payroll of close to 16,000 partners and staff across UK offices, our Finance team covers a huge spectrum of work. It spans everything from being closely involved in supporting the organisation's business strategy to tightly managing critical business functions like employee payroll, expenses, accounts payable and billing.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionPurpose of role

To support the Outsourced Procurement function which is comprised of a combination of onshore, and offshore resources in all matters pertaining to supply chain risk. This role covers areas such as completion of independence compliance risk checks, central supply chain risk management reporting and providing risk SME to both the outsourced Procurement function and the KBS Supplier management Community as whole.

You will work closely with the Head of Procurement Systems and Operations and the Head of the Supplier Management CoE. As a member of KPMG, you are expected to demonstrate the Firm’s values at all times.

Role and Responsibilities

The role has the following key responsibilities:

Supporting outsourced Procurement Function and the KBS Supplier Management Community in all matters relating to supply chain risk such as:



- Providing SME on the agreed supply chain risk processes

- Being the lynchpin between the Procurement team and Quality and Risk management Team in relation to matters of Supply Chain risk

- Providing guidance on interpretation of risk outputs (such as financial due diligence, KP3ID reports etc…)

- Providing training on the agreed supply chain risk processes

- Supporting the annual “In life” risk assessments on tier 1 and 2 suppliers

- Receiving requests for sentinel checking and risk connect applications and processing such requests within the agreed SLA

- Liaising with Partners and business stakeholders as required to resolve sentinel/ risk connect queries and finalise approvals

- Developing the supply chain risk processes and criteria, driving continuous improvement and ease of data capture

- Updating and improving the risk process tools, including technology where appropriate

- Providing support for the development of supply chain risk as a part of the wider S2P solution

- Supporting the centralised reporting of risk processes to KBS leadership
. Conducting data analysis of wider supply chain population to identify gaps in supply chain risk assessment and recommendations for resolving those gaps.
. Progressing the delivery of the above recommendations where approved and resource allows

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate is likely to have/be able to demonstrate:

- A background working in a risk area is an advantage

- Understanding of Procurement operations and services

- Strong relationship Building skills with both our internal & external customers

- Experience in data analysis, report building and interpretation

- Knowledge and experience of internal accounting and finance policies and processes

- Knowledge and experience in creating and improving controls

- Ability to manage own workload, planning and prioritising as needed

- Able to take a logical and systematic approach to resolving issues, thinking outside the box and weighing up all options available to make an informed decision where a precedent may not already exist

- Understand the KPMG Business Services operational structure and actively build internal networks

- Able to consistently produce work to a high standard

- Adaptable to change and able to/willing to learn new skills and develop expertise

- High level of numeracy and analytical ability, to be able to understand and interpret data and good attention to detail

- A proactive approach and self-motivation. Good working knowledge of; Microsoft Office

. Able to adapt to new systems and utilise other reporting and analytics tools.

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!



Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.



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